Applied Engineering M.S.A.E. (Concentration in Mechanical Engineering) (Non-Thesis)

Degree Requirements:  30 Credit Hours (Non-Thesis)

Admission Requirements


  1. Completed requirements for the Bachelor’s degree at a college or university accredited by the proper regional accrediting association.

  2. An undergraduate degree or the equivalent in the proposed or closely related field of study.

  3. A 2.75 (4.0 scale) cumulative grade point average or higher on courses in undergraduate work, or equivalent.

  4. International students must meet College of Graduate Studies English Proficiency requirements. 

  5. The Master of Science in Applied Engineering program with an Information Technology concentration requires: a) a bachelor’s degree in computer sciences, information systems, information technology, or related field and a minimum of 2-years of work experience in IT or related field; or b) a bachelor’s degree and a least 4-years of work experience in IT or related field; or c) permission of the Graduate Program Director.


A student may be granted provisional admission based upon the recommendation of the Master of Science in Applied Engineering Graduate Coordinator or department chair.


Non-degree students are accepted on an individual basis as space is available.

Program Concentrations

The Master of Science in Applied Engineering degree program provides concentrations in Advanced Manufacturing Engineering, Civil Engineering and Construction, Electrical & Electronic Systems, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Energy Science, Engineering Management, and Information Technology.

A minimum of 50% of courses for the Master of Science in Applied Engineering degree must be taken at or above the 6000 level.

Degree Requirements

Credit Hours
Core Requirements
Select one of the following:
MATH   5530GMathematics for Scientists and Engineers 3
MENG   7137Principles of Modeling and Simulation3
TMAE   7136Mechatronics I 3
TMAE   7530Research in Applied Engineering 3
Restricted Elective courses at or above the 5000G level as contracted with the faculty advisor and degree coordinator15
TMAE   7891Independent Study 3
Other Non-Thesis Track Requirements
Comprehensive Exam
Total Credit Hours30

The MSAE concentration in Mechanical Engineering is no longer accepting incoming students.  Please visit the catalog page for the MS in Mechanical Engineering degree program to begin your advanced studies in this area.